Giving Careers Education
School Nurse Webcast: Seizures

Overview:
There are more than 300,000 children under the age of 15 in the United states that have epilepsy; however seizures can occur due to a number of reasons besides epilepsy.

This 1.50 hour webcast presentation is designed to enhance the knowledge of the school nurse in the area of epilepsy and seizures as seen in the school aged child or adolescent in an effort to improve health care outcomes. The success/impact of this educational activity will be measured by self-reporting on the evaluation tool.

Objectives:
  • Define epilepsy and treatment-resistant epilepsy
  • Recognize various seizure types
  • Discuss psychogenic non-epileptic events
  • Relate seizure first aid to the school setting
  • Illustrate rescue interventions in the school setting
Additional Information:
Audience: Healthcare Professionals, School Administrators, School Nurses
Duration: 1.50 hour(s)
Fees:
$0.00 Each
There are currently no scheduled events. Please contact Education at 682-885-4170.
Accreditation Statement(s):
CNE
Cook Children's Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

This activity provides 1.50 contact hours.  You must attend the activity in its entirety and complete and return the evaluation tool.

ANCC has a toll free number (1-866-262-9730) you can call to report any bias, conflicts of interest, concerns, compliments, or opinions related to this activity, or to share insight on the overall process.